Latest News From New Mexico

Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch home.
New Mexico May Seize Jeffrey Epstein’s Ranch

New Mexico officials are trying to seize parts of a ranch owned by Jeffery Epstein after the state commissioner was not allowed to visit the property.

1 year ago
Toxic Plants Suspected of Killing Cows in Four Corners

Ranchers in northwestern New Mexico suspect toxic plants, used in Navajo and Hopi religious ceremonies, are responsible for the recent deaths of more than a dozen cows.

1 year ago
Cattle graze in the Shiprock, N.M., desert in this photo taken May 15, 2019. At least 17 cows have died this month, presumably from eating toxic plants on the range.
Toxic Plants Suspected of Killing Cows in Four Corners

Ranchers in northwestern New Mexico suspect toxic plants, used in Navajo and Hopi religious ceremonies, are responsible for the recent deaths of more than a dozen cows.

1 year ago
Cattle Kills Prompt Removal of Mexican Gray Wolves

Two endangered Mexican wolves have been removed from the wild and are undergoing testing to determine if they’re behind a string of livestock deaths in southwestern New Mexico.

1 year ago
Cattle preparing to graze at sunrise.
New Mexico Land Office Lower Leasing Fees for 2019

The New Mexico Land Office says it will be lowering fees this year for agricultural leases on state trust land.

1 year ago
“I guarantee you that there's not a former rancher on this U.S.-Mexican border in the state of New Mexico that's against this [wall],” he said. “They don't have [the Roosevelt Reservation] on all of my farm, there's part of it we actually own all the way to the border, and I will happily give them an easement to build that wall.”
Farmer Says He’ll Give Trump An Easement To Build The Wall

Johnson says the wall is needed and he’s willing to give the government an easement on his land to build it.

1 year ago
The U.S. Forest Service has revoked the grazing permit of New Mexico rancher Craig Thiessen.
Rancher’s Grazing Permit Revoked After Wolf Kill

The U.S. Forest Service has revoked the grazing permit of New Mexico rancher Craig Thiessen.

2 years ago
Employee Admits to Stealing More Than $62,000 in Cattle Sales

A Texas feedlot had nearly 100 cattle stolen and sold by an employee at the yard in a theft scheme that spanned nearly 4 years.

2 years ago